An introduction to cultural anthropology /

This book engages young scholars, teachers and students in a critical dialogue with past and present directions in cultural-historical studies. More particularly, it prepares prospective anthropologists, as well as readers interested in human cultures for understanding basic theoretical and methodol...

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Main Author: Seremetakis, C. Nadia (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction; Part I: Exploring Cultures; Chapter One; Part II: Writing the Other; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Part III: Reading the Other or On Visual Communication; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Chapter Nine; Part IV: Institution versus Meaning; Chapter Ten; Part V: Economy and Exchange; Chapter Eleven; Part VI: Signs, Communication, and Performance; Chapter Twelve; Chapter Thirteen; Chapter Fourteen; Part VII: Cognitive Systems; Chapter Fifteen; Chapter Sixteen; Part VIII: Symbolic Systems; Chapter Seventeen; Chapter Eighteen
  • Part IX: Ritual PassageChapter Nineteen; Chapter Twenty; Intersection; Part X: Gender and the Cultural Construction of Difference; Chapter Twenty One; Chapter Twenty Two; Chapter Twenty Three; Part XI: Emotions and the Senses; Chapter Twenty Four; Chapter Twenty Five; Author Index